OPR is pleased to announce a series of four webinars this year to help you get started in federal grants. These sessions focus on important pre-planning steps like finding a grant that fits, building partnerships, designing your project, and developing effective budgets.
This webinar series is presented by Assel Grant Services. Webinar recordings and materials from all sessions will be available for those unable to attend.
- How to learn about and understand the major trends in federal funding
- How to research federal grants and track your research
- How to read and understand a federal request for proposals (RFP)
- How to present and discuss federal opportunities with your organization
- How to identify potential organizations that could make strong collaborative partners
- How to build initial relationships between organizations
- The level of involvement of partners in program design
- The level of involvement of partners in grant proposal creation
- The level of financial compensation and commitment of partners in grant budgets
- How to design and run a series of proposal design meetings
- Tools to get consensus and information about project activities quickly
- Clear definitions of evidence-based and research-based programming
- Commonly used evidence levels
- How to describe programs not based on specific evidence-based models, but which still use research to guide its programming
- The most common federal budget categories
- How to fill out budget forms for the most commons federal departments
- The federal definitions of reasonable, allowable, and allocable
- How to justify all the federal categories using these definitions
- How to ensure your post-award documentation continues to document these areas so expenditures are not rejected by local and federal auditors.